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Vintage Sounds From Yesteryear Are Being Curated By An Online Museum

Your familiarity with sounds like the plunk of typewriter keys, the buzz of a 56k modem, or the whir of a rotary-dial phone, probably depends on your age. Those sounds, made by outdated objects that have faded from our collective

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Renewed Interest In Preserving Aretha Franklin’s Birth Home In Memphis

Aretha Franklin may have spent most of her life in Detroit, but the Queen of Soul has roots in Memphis. Aretha Franklins death on August 16th has revived interest in preserving her South Memphis birth home, at 406, Lucy Avenue. After her

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Another Reason To Visit New York

You might not think of Jamestown, New York as the capital of comedy but the western New York town is sure staking its claim in that regard. It already has a museum dedicated to the great Lucille Ball and a

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Archaeologists Dig Up A Famous Farmers Field In Bethel, N.Y.

Archaeologists from New York’s Binghamton University recently excavated the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival in hopes of mapping out where exactly some of the infamous events of Woodstock went down. Over 400,000 people attended the original Woodstock music

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Canada Science & Technology Museum To Reopen Friday

After a three-year absence and an $80 million make-over, the Canada Science and Technology Museum will re-open on Friday to show how Canada has become a world leader in technology and innovation. A massive 1,200 square foot LED canopy over

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New Tenant For Vacant Space At 50 Sussex Drive

The Royal Canadian Geographic Society of Canada will be moving into the vacant space at 50 Sussex Drive, adjacent to the Rideau Falls. It will become the “Centre for Geography and Exploration” and should be open to the public next

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Canada’s Birthplace Museum To Close Due To Lack Of Interest

A museum devoted to telling the story of Canada’s birth as a nation has shut down permanently due to a lack of interest. ‘Founders Hall’ opened in 2001. It was built just blocks away from the site of the 1864

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